The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has obtained two separate warrants that will enable it arrest former Director-Generals of Department of State Service (DSS), Ita Ekpenyong and the National Intelligence Agency (NIA), Ayo Oke.
Elombah.com also gathered that the court gave approval for the search of the residences of the two former intelligence chiefs.
In the search warrant, the court said there is reasonable ground for EFCC to effect their arrests, as well as to enter their residences.
The warrant added: “You are hereby commanded by this state with proper assistance to enter the above named residence and premises and there diligently search for the things aforesaid and if the same or any part thereof are found to bring the things so found and also the said person before this court to be dealt according to law.
“This warrant shall be executed between the hours of five o’ clock and eight o’clock at night and may also be executed at any hour during the day or night.”
Meanwhile, EFCC had stated that Ekpenyong and Oke were indicted for “alleged theft and diversion of public funds.”
It also alleged that the two defendants were “invited by the EFCC but failed to honour the invitation.”
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